The Penticton Lakers dropped three spots in the rankings this week but are still amongst the Top 10 teams in B.C.senior boys AAA volleyball. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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11.06.18 B.C. senior boys volleyball: Triple A ranking expands to Top 20, Double A to Sweet 16 as playoffs begin

LANGLEY — As the second season dawns in B.C. boys high school volleyball, the provincial rankings have expanded to reflect the size of the respective fields at upcoming provincial championships, including the B.C. AA and AAA championships set to run Nov 28-Dec. 1 at the Langley Events Centre. The B.C. Boys Single A tournament runs […]

Surrey's Earl Marriott Mariners took first place at the UBC Mizuno Invitational at the end of September and they've stayed hot ever since, keeping their grip on No. 1 in the AAA B.C. Top 10 for another week. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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10.30.18 B.C. senior boys volleyball rankings: All three tiers check in as AAA’s Mariners, Talismen and Spartans hold court

Here are the latest rankings from all three tiers of B.C. senior boys high school volleyball.The Thompson Rivers WolfPack Invitational this past weekend in Kamloops helped shuffle some teams below Triple A’s top three.There is one more weekend of invitational play remaining before zone tournaments begin.SENIOR BOYSTRIPLE A1 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (LW-1)2 Van Tech […]

Surrey's Elgin Park Orcas have moved back into the B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Top 10 Tuesday 10.23.18 edition: All three tiers of B.C. boys volleyball Top 10s include big move by AAA Moscrop Panthers

LANGLEY — Stability returned to B.C.’s two largest tiers this past week as no new teams moved into the top five of the AAA and AA senior boys volleyball rankings.

Star senior setter Brendan McCaffrey (left) and Grade 10 middle Graham Mealing are among the Pipers set to welcome the rest of the field to this weekend's Argyle Invitational, set to run Friday and Saturday at the North Vancouver school. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Encore, encore! Argyle’s volleyball expansion whirlwind was no fluke, AAA No. 12-ranked Pipers play host to weekend invitational

NORTH VANCOUVER — You can’t blame Shon Sim for delighting in the recognition his Argyle Pipers senior boys volleyball team has received since their comet-like arrival on the provincial scene last season.

Richmond's Steveston-London Sharks dropped one spot but managed to hold on to their Top 15 status in the latest B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Top 10 Tuesday 10.16.18 edition: All three tiers of B.C. boys volleyball Top 10s include a new AA No. 1

LANGLEY — Kelowna’s Best of the West Invitational did it best to effect change at both the AAA and AA tiers this past weekend.At AAA, Cranbrook’s Mt. Baker got its first extended crack at B.C’s best and the Wild parlayed their fine play into a rise from honourable mention status to No. 6.As well the […]

The Burnaby Central Wildcats, pictured here at the recent Mizuno UBC Invitational, continue to hold a spot in the B.C. AAA Top 15. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Doing a double take? Yes, that is Oak Bay's resident basketball star Diego Maffia, this year the starting setter for the Barbers' Top 10 AAA volleyball team, and the leading scorer on the Bays varsity soccer team. Remind you of another Victoria wunderkind of the past? (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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A Sunday read: Oak Bay’s star multi-sport student-athlete Diego Maffia shares a high school resume strikingly similar to you know who!

VICTORIA — He’s the reigning Vancouver Island AAA MVP in one sport. In another, at it’s 2017 B.C. AAA championship tournament, he was the event’s second-leading scorer. And finally, in the sport of basketball, the one he calls his speciality, he is easily among a handful of the best long-range shooters our province has seen in the […]

The Abbotsford Christian Falcons cut a swath to the championship final of the UBC Mizuno Invitational, and despite a loss to AAA No. 1 Earl Marriott, the Falcons did some climbing of their own and not sit atop the B.C. AA Top 10. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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B.C. Boys Volleyball rankings: Van Tech scales new heights following UBC Mizuno Invite, but Marriott, Abby Christian sit atop their tiers

LANGLEY — UBC’s Mizuno senior boys invitational, a two-day spectacle featuring the majority of the province’s top talent, had it usual effect on the B.C. rankings.

The Langley Christian Lightning, shown celebrating last year's provincial title at the LEC, retained their No. 1 AA ranking this week. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures)
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Top 10 boys volleyball churns with changes, yet AAA Earl Marriott and AA Langley Christian retain No. 1 rankings

LANGLEY — There was plenty of jockeying taking place beneath both the Earl Marriott Mariners of Surrey and Langley Christian’s defending champion Lightning, at the respective AAA and AA tiers.

If the Delta Pacers of Ladner live up to their AAA preseason No. 3 ranking, they'll be playing in the provincial semifinals later this year at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Earl Marriott, Langley Christian, Vernon Christian top B.C. senior boys preseason volleyball rankings

LANGLEY — The 2018 B.C. boys high school volleyball season is now upon us. Here’s the pre-season rankings for both AAA and AA.